Bhanuratha, Bhānuratha: 5 definitions

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Introduction:

Bhanuratha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Bhanuratha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bhānuratha (भानुरथ).—The son of Bṛhadaśva and father of Pratītāśva.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 284; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 22. 4.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhanuratha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhānuratha (भानुरथ).—[masculine] names of kings.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bhānuratha (भानुरथ):—[=bhānu-ratha] [from bhānu > bhā] m. Name of a prince (son of Candra-giri), [Viṣṇu-purāṇa] (cf. [preceding])

2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Bṛhad-aśva, [ib.], (cf. -mat).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Bhānuratha (भानुरथ):—[(bhānu + ratha)] m. Nomen proprium eines Fürsten, eines Sohnes des Candragiri, [Viṣṇupurāṇa 386,] [Nalopākhyāna 19] (bhānūratha) . des Bṛhadaśva (vgl. bhānumant) [Viṣṇupurāṇa 463.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Bhānuratha (भानुरथ):—m. desgl.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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